The Oryx, or Gemsbok, is a middle-sized species, dwelling in the same neighbourhood with the gnus.
Into this gap the Germans placed a number of gnus—six or eight.
gnus and zebras contemplate the strange intruder with an air of surprise.
The gnus, Connochaetes, are familiar owing to their curious aspect.
Reuben followed suit, and the destruction wrought by the gnus was at once manifest.
It was evident that they had been following the gnus, who had only at that instant begun to suspect their presence.
Two kinds of gnus are known, both of which are found in Southern and Eastern Africa.
gnus are here unknown, and these animals may live to old age if not beguiled into pitfalls.
One day I had gone to the ant-hill in search of mushrooms, when I saw a troop of gnus coming across the plain.
Herds of gnus and bontebok bounded over the plains, and many solitary antelopes started from their lairs as he approached them.
1777, gnoo, from Dutch gnoe, used by German traveler Georg Forster (1754-1794) to render Hottentot i-ngu "wildebeest," from Southern Bushman !nu: (in which ! and : represent clicks).